Development

Stand Against Gender Discrimination in Nationality Laws

August 14, 2016 by Michael Caster
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During its thirty-second session, which concluded last month, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted a new resolution on women’s equal right to acquire, change, or pass on their nationality. This is a positive step for gender equality, not only for the potential benefit to women worldwide, but because it demands greater international awareness of the intersectional abuses of discrimination.

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Building an Information Bridge to Gender Equality

August 3, 2016 by Rebecca Pearl-Martinez

An important tool to address women’s and men’s relationship to the environment—sex-disaggregated data and information—is virtually nonexistent. Not having this information makes it difficult to implement these agreements to address gender inequality.

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Yemen: Capacity, Collapse, and Doughnuts

March 22, 2016 by Todd Dahmann

The United States must reconsider its approach to the recent political turmoil in Yemen.

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More with Less: Why the U.S. Needs a Strong UN

March 8, 2016 by Micah Spangler
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As the world becomes more complicated, the UN finds itself spread thin with broad commitments and a tight budget. Will Congress step up its funding or continue to expect more for less?

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